Harland & Wolff : It is understood a number of new parties came forward on Friday morning to express a possible interest in purchasing the yard.

Harland & Wolff has attracted a number of interested bidders who have engaged in “positive discussions” which could enable the business to be sold(...)

Harland and Wolf shipyard in Belfast: the lease covenant dictates all economic activity is restricted to “shipbuilding, ship repair and heavy engineering”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Administrators in charge of Harland & Wolff cannot simply sell off the Belfast shipyard site it occupies purely for commercial or residential(...)

There is still confidence builders will get busier over the next 12 months. Photograph: Alan Betson

Growth in construction activity in the Republic slowed last month to its weakest rate in almost six years, according to an index maintained by Ulster (...)

Down tools: a Harland and Wolff worker’s  helmet on railings near the shipyard in Belfast on August 5th. Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFPGetty

There was no downing of tools. No sound of a horn signalling the end of a working day. Instead the countdown to the final hours of Harland and Wolff,(...)

Around Noon’s CEO Gareth Chambers and chairman Howard Farquhar with Grainne McVeigh, director of scaling, Invest NI. Photograph: Andrew Towe

The Northern Ireland headquartered food-to-go company Around Noon plans to invest more than £7 million (€7.6 million) and create 94 jobs as part of a (...)

 Harland and Wolff workers hosting a family fun day for people who have supported their fight to save the  shipyard. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Shipyard workers in Belfast are hoping Harland and Wolff will be thrown an 11th hour lifeline as the clock ticks down to the historic shipyard potenti(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster and Gavin Robinson speak with steelworker Joe Passmore (left) from Unite, following a meeting with prime minister Boris Johnson at Stormont on Wednesday.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Union leaders fighting to save the stricken Harland and Wolff shipyard failed to meet with Boris Johnson during his first visit to Northern Ireland as(...)

Earlier this year Wrightbus secured a multimillion pound contract, from Transport for London to build 20 pioneering hydrogen double-decker buses which will produce no exhaust pollution. Photograph: Getty

Wrightbus, the Ballymena company which famously produced the new UK prime minister’s Boris Bus when he was mayor of London, has confirmed it is lookin(...)

Belfast Harbour Film Studios: the plan is to capitalise on Northern Ireland’s growing reputation as a production location.

Belfast Harbour wants to develop six new purpose-built television and film studios in a £35 million investment project to capitalise on Northern Irela(...)

According to MPANI the construction materials sector in the North, would suffer immediate disruption to cross-Border trade in a no-deal Brexit scenario.

A group, led by Conservative MPs, who want to replace the backstop which prevents the introduction of a hard border post-Brexit, have produced “no evi(...)

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